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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle Removal/Installation

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Suspension / Front Suspension / Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle Removal/Installation

CAUTION:

1. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

2. Install in the reverse order of removal.

3. After installation, inspect the front wheel alignment and adjust it if necessary..



1

ABS wheel-speed sensor connector

2

ABS wheel-speed sensor

3

Locknut

4

Brake caliper component

(See Brake Caliper Component Removal Note.)

(See FRONT BRAKE (DISC) REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [MZR 2.0, SKYACTIV-G 2.0, MZR 2.5].)

(See FRONT BRAKE (DISC) REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [MZR 2.3 DISI Turbo].)

5

Disc plate

6

Tie-rod end ball joint

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7

Front lower arm ball joint

(See Front Lower Arm Ball Joint Installation Note.)

8

Stabilizer control link upper nut

9

Dynamic damper

10

Wheel hub, steering knuckle component

(See Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle Component Removal Note.)

(See Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle Component Installation Note.)


Brake Caliper Component Removal Note

1. Remove the retaining clip, mounting support installing bolt and suspend it out of the way using a cable.


Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle Component Removal Note

1. Separate the shock absorber from the wheel hub, steering knuckle component by tapping the upper part of the steering knuckle with a hammer.


Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle Component Installation Note

1. Apply grease (L2Y1 33247) to the wheel bearing inner race and drive shaft contact surface (Area A in figure).


2. Install the wheel hub, steering knuckle component.

Front Lower Arm Ball Joint Installation Note

NOTE:

Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle Inspection
Wheel Bearing Excessive Play Inspection 1. Install the magnetic base and dial gauge as shown in the figure and measure the wheel bearing axial excessive play. If it exceeds the maximum ...

Rear Suspension
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Other materials:

Sunroof Unit Removal/Installation
CAUTION: If the sunshade is forced close while the sunroof is open, the sunshade could be damaged. 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the rain sensor cover. (Vehicles with auto light/wiper system). 3. Disconnect the rain sensor connector. (Vehicles with auto l ...

Base Installation
1. Cut away all of the original sealant using a razor. WARNING: Using a razor with bare hands can cause injury. Always wear gloves when using a razor. 2. Clean and degrease the ceramic coating on the glass and the base. CAUTION: Keep the area free of dirt and grease, and ...

Steering Wheel And Column Inspection
Play Inspection 1. With the wheels in the straight-ahead position, start the engine. 2. Turn the steering wheel to the left and right gently, then verify that the steering wheel play is within the specification. Steering wheel play 030 mm {01.18 in} (When hydraulic operating) ...

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